Manufacturer's Showcase - August 2007

Tunnel Wash Systems

Hanna Car Wash Systems
Houston, Texas

Since 1960, Hanna has been a top supplier of car wash equipment, parts, and systems. Hanna has over 30,000 installations and an experiencednetwork that provides individual attention and service.

What’s New/Best Seller • Hanna 4-Pack

Advantages/Features •The Hanna 4-Pack is the most potent cleaning combination available in a 16-foot package. The system combines a set of Z-Plus flex wraps with angled side brushes in a space slightly larger than a flex wrap brush alone setup. The wraps have a high pivot point that allows them to move smoothly around the outer edges of the vehicle increasing the cleaning action on the front and rear of all vehicles, and can thoroughly clean the topside window area of SUVs and mini vans The wraps and side brushes have a counter rotating action to clean tough areas like mirrors, outer wheel wells, and rocker panels, and the Micro-Strip cloth allows for faster brush rotation.

Customer/Operator Support • Jim Coleman Company/Hanna has several company trained employees as well as a nationwide network of distributors.

Contact • Jim Coleman Company, 5842 West 34th Street, Houston, TX 77092. Toll free: (866) 683-6615. Fax: (713) 590-6630. E-mail: info@hannacarwash.com. Website: www.hannacarwash.com.

Mark VII Equipment Inc.
Arvada, Colorado

Mark VII is the North American
subsidiary of WashTec AG of Germany, the largest manufacturer of vehicle cleaning systems in the world. Founded in 1966, Mark VII designs and manufactures a complete line of rollover, self serve, and tunnel car wash equipment.

What’s New • SoftLine™ Tunnel Wash System

Advantages/Features • SoftLine integrates Mark VII’s touch-free systems with WashTec AG’s friction-based technology. The system includes a dynamic high-pressure arch and a brush station with integrated top brush and side wraps that use closed cell foam brush material. The high-pressure arch allows intricate vehicle details to be washed properly and for heavy dirt to be removed without prepping, while the brush station covers all vehicle surfaces a second time to ensure the best possible results. The premium arch nozzles provide thicker, heavier foam, while precise chemical metering and check valves minimize waste. Dryers are designed to allow custom configuration for varying space constraints.

Customer/Operator Support • Mark VII has a network of factory trained distributors across North America.

Contact • Mark VII Equipment Inc., 5981 Tennyson Street, Arvada, CO 80003 (303) 423-4910. Toll Free: (800) 525-8248. Fax: (303) 430-0139. E-mail: markvii@markvii.net. Website: www.markvii.net.

Ryko Manufacturing Company
Grimes, Iowa

Ryko car wash equipment features the most advanced and effective cleaning technology on the market for high-volume locations.

What’s New/Best Seller • Rocket High Speed Conveyor System

Advantages/Features • Ryko’s Rocket conveyor wash system is a state-of-the-art equipment package offering tremendous throughput and wash quality. The system features full electronic integration, high output, and superior cleaning options for both large and small conveyor sites.

Contact • Ryko Manufacturing Co., 11600 NW 54 Ave., Grimes, IA 50111 (Doug Roush). (515) 986-3700. Fax: (515) 986-3621. E-mail: sales@ryko.com. Website: www.ryko.com.

Belanger Inc.
Northville, Michigan

Founded in 1969, Belanger manufactures a complete line of vehicle wash systems, products, and components for in-bay automatic, cloth drive-thru, conveyorized tunnel, and large vehicle wash applications. All Belanger products are strategically designed to provide maximum cleaning performance while delivering superior life-cycle longevity and user-friendly serviceability.

What’s New/Best Seller • Belanger’s DuraTrans XD conveyor.

Advantages/Features • Belanger’s award-winning DuraTrans XD conveyor is the most advanced conveyor available in the industry. Every aspect of the DuraTrans XD was carefully designed to deliver reliability, durability, and serviceability combined with user-friendly operation. Some of the DuraTrans XD’s many features include Quick-Pin Release take-up and roller-up cartridges, which enable operators to perform pit-free repairs at the comfort of a workbench rather then in the conveyor pit. Also, the True Anti-Jam™ roller-up and innovative trap door designs ensure reliable vehicle processing and maximize throughput revenue. The XD guide rail delivers wheel-safe performance, and the unique sloping design minimizes surface tension, and keeps vehicles from jumping out of the track. The roller design features four-point tire contact and self-centering rollers that ensure proper vehicle tracking and maximize vehicle processing. A self-locking forged chain provides superior durability and requires no tools to remove links, reducing repair costs and maintenance time. Roller and chain maintenance can quickly be preformed from the comfort of the top conveyor, making routine maintenance easy.

Delivery/Installation • From its worldwide local distributor network, to its technical support help desk and aftermarket support team, Belanger will be there for you every step of the way with installation, training, service, and support that you can count on.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Belanger, Inc., 1001 Doheny Court, Northville, MI 48167-5470. (248) 349-7010. Toll free: (866) 488-6635. Fax: (248) 349-2309. E-mail: info@belangerinc.com. Website: www.belangerinc.com.

Superior Car Wash Systems Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona

Superior has been manufacturing high-quality car wash systems, dryers, and components since 1971.

What’s New/Best Seller • Fastrac™ In-Bay Mini-Tunnel.

Advantages/Features • The new Fastrac In-Bay Mini-Tunnel is designed to fit into a self-service bay, and generate eight to ten times more revenue. Whether operated daily with an attendant, or 24/7 with an activation system, the Fastrac will give new life to old self-service car washes. The system comes with a 22-roller wheel correlator, 45-foot service conveyor with hydraulic power pack, 8-basket mitter curtain with soft-cloth wraparound washers, window/van washers, soft cloth lower detail washers, tri-foam applicator with dispenser station, soap foamer applicator with dispenser station, tri foam and sealer wax signs and a dual rinse arch with dispenser stations. The Fastrac also includes a 30-hp dryer with rotomolded polymer nozzles, the top trim package, tunnel controller, and motor control center.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide factory-authorized distributor network.

Contact • Superior Car Wash Systems, Inc. (Mike Delaney), 2831 W. Weldon Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85017. (602) 248-8943. Toll free: (800) 528-4063. Fax: (602) 265-1248. E-mail: info@superiorcarwash.com. Website: www.superiorcarwash.com.

Tommy Car Wash Systems
Holland, Michigan

Tommy Car Wash Systems offers complete systems for ground-up and tunnel renovations from 80 to 180 feet. Systems are constructed with stainless steel craftsmanship and the best system components availible in an all-in-one turnkey wash system.

What’s New/Best Seller • Triple Presoak Arch.

Advantages/Features • Triple Presoak arch applies product to bumpers, wheels, windshield, and body at different chemical ratios for the biggest cleaning impact. The Tommy Wash System uses the most innovative technology to reduce labor. By perfecting the automated entrance, the cleaning equipment, and the blower systems, all direct wash labor is eliminated. No prepping or toweling is needed to wash up to 180 cars per hour.

Customer/Operator Support • A nationwide network of over 50 certified sales and service organizations. Tommy provides online resources for troubleshooting, parts, and more

Contact • Tommy Car Wash Systems, 581 Ottawa Ave., Suite 300, Holland, MI 49423. (616) 494-0771. Fax: (616) 494-0773. E-mail: sales@tommycarwash.com. Web site: www.tommycarwash.com.

NS Wash Systems
Inglewood, California

 
 
 

NS Wash Systems, an innovator in the vehicle wash industry, has been the number one provider to the high-volume unattended vehicle washing industry since 1961. Long recognized as the West Coast’s premier supplier to the conveyor market, NS continues to grow the retail car wash market throughout the United States.

What’s New/Best Seller • The El Segundo 5-Minute Express Carwash

Advantages/Features • In May 2006, NS Wash Systems opened a 60,000-square-foot facility near Los Angeles International Airport. The wash houses a 180-foot exterior express car wash tunnel, and investors can see NS’s newest and best car wash equipment in full operation. After just one year of operation, the site washes over 27,000 vehicles per month.

Customer/Operator Support • NS Wash Systems provides its customers with site evaluations, site designs, building layouts, traffic flow plans, follow-up operational evaluations and consultation, and hands-on new operator training.

Contact • NS Wash Systems, 235 West Florence Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90301.(310) 412-7074. Toll free: (800) 782-1582. Fax: (310) 673-0276. E-mail: info@nswash.com. Website: www.nswash.com.

SONNY’S The Car Wash Factory
Tamarac, Florida

SONNY’S The Car Wash Factory is the largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, parts, and supplies in the United States.

What’s New/Best Seller • SONNY’S Xtreme Xpress Wash Tunnels

Advantages/Features • SONNY’S New Xtreme Xpress wash tunnels are Xtremely small, Xtremely fast, and Xtremely profitable. The systems can fit in a small bay, often less than 50 feet, and are commonly attached to gas stations, c-stores, automotive dealerships, and are becoming increasingly popular as stand-alone washes. Every tunnel includes a SIMONIZ® tire shine machine, triple foam, total body protectant arch, Xtreme Xpress pay station and gate, pre-plumbed pumping station, and pre-wired computer controls.

Price • 50-XMT complete system $158,350; 50-XTB complete system $160,350; 50- XTF Complete system $186,781.

Customer/Operator Support • SONNY’S Select Service Organization network is always on call, worldwide, for all installation, service, sales, support, and warranty needs. Replacement parts are in stock and available for same-day shipping.

Contact • SONNY’S The Car Wash Factory. 5605, Hiatus Road, Tamarac, Fl. 33321 (954) 467-1203. Toll free: (800) 327-8723. Fax: (954) 779-2484. Toll Free Fax: (800) 495-4049. E-mail: sales@sonnydirect.com. Website: www.SonnysDirect.com.

MacNeil Wash Systems Limited
Barrie, Ontario, Canada

MacNeil Wash Systems designs and manufactures quality car wash systems for the tunnel car wash industry. MacNeil products are engineered to provide superior cleaning performance, reduced maintenance, increased production, maximum cost savings, and equipment longevity.

What’s New / Best Sellers • Tracer Contouring High-Pressure Arch

Advantages/Features • The Tracer High-Pressure Arch contours to vehicles of all shapes and sizes. It eliminates labor when used as a high-pressure prep arch, and can also be placed later in the tunnel as a final rinse. The Tracer’s contouring feature and high-impact water droplet technology provide superior cleaning coverage at optimal impact angles. The Tracer is computer-guided to contour the vehicle bumper to bumper, adjusting to the size and shape of every vehicle, and is 100 percent touch-free. The stainless steel and anodized aluminum components resistant corrosion. The system can effectively process over 130 cars per hour.

Customer/Operator Support • MacNeil distributes and supports its products through an international network of over 45 distributors. Distributors have extensive experience in the car wash industry, and partner with operators to provide customized support and service.

Contact • MacNeil Wash Systems, 90 Welham Road Barrie, Ontario, L4N 8Y4 Canada Phone: (705) 722-7649. Toll Free: (800) 361-7797. Fax: (705) 722-0582. Email: info@macneilwash.com. Website: www.macneilwash.com.

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